It is the most wonderful time of the year. Yes — Christmas!
Kids are putting on their Santa hats. Teenagers are preparing for a sleigh ride. People are starting to wrap their presents and put them under their Christmas trees. The snow-clad streets start gleaming with lights. Department stores begin playing nostalgic Mariah Carey songs.
But, in this spectacular season of merriment, the spirit of Christmas exists in families spending more time together in the comfort of their homes. Over time, people have become more creative in planning how to enjoy the holidays.
Have you already thought of how to spend your December nights with your family this Yuletide season? If you still are thinking about it, we listed 4 things you could do with your loved ones.
But before you proceed, you will surely need energy while creating memories with your perfect night with the family. Make sure to grab some fast and fresh meals and appetizers from your nearest Roll On In location. What’s a family night without good food, right? Roll On In, an Asian fusion restaurant offering a wide variety of food options for everyone, have you covered.
Here are some ideas for spending the perfect night for the whole family to enjoy!
- DECORATE THE CHRISTMAS TREE TOGETHER
Instead of letting your kids roam around the house to play, invite them to help you set up the Christmas tree. It is a perfect opportunity to connect with your kids while decorating a tree. Hang colorful Christmas ornaments and garlands with your kids to set the familiar Christmas-y mood to start the night. Put on your favorite Christmas songs to feel the Christmas spirit. Enjoy some hot chocolate to sip on while doing this. From picking the theme for your Christmas tree to hanging the star on top, this activity will become a good bonding session.
2. PLAY BOARD GAMES AND MEME CARDS
Are you running out of fun game ideas? Board games and playing cards will never go out of style. Stop using your phones and other devices and pull out your monopoly or scrabble boards. It is a fun little way to enjoy each other’s company while making good conversations with the kids.
If your kids are fond of Facebook memes, you can also try playing meme cards. Test their wits and humor by competing with them in making the funniest memes. For starters, it is super easy to learn. Just open the box, make your best meme out of the cards, and you are off to a good time!
3. EAT GOOD FOOD
Who does not want good food? You can never go wrong with good food. After all the fun, another perfect bonding moment is cooking your dinner together. Whether it is turkey, chicken, or beef your children like preparing together with them is one way to teach them a useful life skill.
If you’re already hungry after playing games and do not have enough time to do this, however, you can still enjoy eating good food by ordering from your favorite local restaurant or trying the new food places in the area. In this way, you are quenching your hunger and supporting small businesses.
As they say, a way to a man’s – in this case, everyone’s – heart is through their stomach!
4. MOVIE NIGHT
Now that you are full, it’s time for your body to rest and relax. It’s time to sit down, grab some tacos or nachos, and the delicious pints of ice cream you bought from your favorite Ice Cream store, and binge-watch your family’s favorite Netflix series or Hallmark Christmas movies.
Once everything is ready, enjoy the fresh and scrumptious wonton tacos and nachos, the feels brought about by a good movie, and the connection you are having with your loved ones. After a long fun day, watching movies together while indulging in good food and delicious ice cream is the perfect way to end the day.
These are just some fun activities that make a perfect night for the family. December nights are the perfect time of the year to spend time with the people dear to you. Whether it is your kids or your relatives you’re hanging with, you should start planning your ideal family night as early as now.
This Christmas, bring joy to others with an act of kindness and appreciate simple things from people around you. Grab every moment you can where you get to be with your family. Decorate your Christmas trees or your house in general. Play fun and silly games. Eat good food. Watch your favorite movies. After all, during this time when the night gets colder, it is the perfect time to give your loved ones some love and a warm embrace.